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BUILDING PRODUCTIVITY

Govt projects this year may exceed those in private sector

One way construction companies can stay competitive is by changing the way they build, says BCA chief executive

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Dr Keung cautions against making blatant comparisons in construction demand from year to year, given the "lumpy" nature of construction contracts.

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THIS year and next, there will likely be more construction demand from government projects compared to the private sector - a reversal from past years - as the private property market grinds to a crawl.

But overall, the total volume of projects should still hold at around